Valley Freeway Construction Problems This Weekend
Freeway improvement work will require closures or lane restrictions along Loop 101 in northPhoenixand theWestValleythis weekend (Oct. 14-17). Crews will be working to open another stretch of the new westbound Loop 101 High Occupancy Vehicle lane between State Route 51 and59th Avenue. The Arizona Department of Transportation recommends drivers allow extra travel time and consider alternate routes while the following restrictions are in place…
Westbound Loop 101 closed between Seventh and 59th avenues in north Phoenix from 10 p.m. Friday to 5 a.m. Monday (Oct. 17) for HOV lane project, including lane striping in advance of opening new westbound HOV lane. Both I-17 ramps to westbound Loop 101 closed. Westbound on-ramp at Seventh Street closed. DETOUR: Westbound Loop 101 traffic will use frontage road. Drivers, including fans going to Saturday’s Phoenix Coyotes game, should consider alternate routes such as westbound Interstate 10 to northbound Loop 101.
Northbound Loop 101 closed between Bethany Home Road and Olive Avenue in Glendale from 10 p.m. Saturday to 5 a.m. Monday (Oct. 17) for HOV lane project, including safety barrier work. Northbound on-ramps at Indian School and Camelback roads closed. DETOUR: Drivers can use 91st or 99th avenues to travel beyond freeway closure.
Northbound Loop 101 narrowed to one lane overnight between Bell Road and Union Hills Drive in Peoria from 9 p.m. Saturday to 9 a.m. Sunday (Oct. 16) for HOV lane project, including lighting work. Northbound off- and on-ramps at Bell Road and on-ramp at Union Hills Drive closed. DETOUR: Please allow extra travel time.
Eastbound Loop 101 narrowed to two lanes between 51st and 15th avenues in north Phoenix from 3 a.m. Saturday to 1 a.m. Sunday (Oct. 16) for HOV lane project, including rubberized asphalt paving. Eastbound on-ramp at 27th Avenue closed. DETOUR: Please be prepared to merge safely in work zone.
Eastbound Loop 101 narrowed to one lane between 35th and 27th avenues (near I-17 junction) from 7 p.m. Sunday to 5 a.m. Monday (Oct. 17) for HOV lane project, including lighting work. DETOUR: Please allow extra travel time. Access I-17 by exiting at 35th Avenue and following signed detour route.
Loop 303 closed in both directions between Bell and Greenway roads from 10 p.m. Friday to 8 a.m. Sunday (Oct. 16) for pipeline installation. DETOUR: Traffic will detour along Reems Road.
Freeway construction schedules are subject to change due to inclement weather. For a list of other restrictions related to these and other freeway projects, please visit http://www.ValleyFreeways.com/OtherRestrictions.
For a complete list of highway and freeway restrictions across Arizona, visit ADOT’s Travel Information site at www.az511.gov or call 5-1-1. Sign up for ADOT email updates, including weekend freeway restrictions, at www.azdot.gov.